A New Scotland: Building an Equal, Fair and Sustainable Society

The book will be available this April – further details in the next issue of Scottish Left Review.


Foreword Rozanne Foyer

  1. Introduction Gregor Gall
  2. The structural development of poverty and inequality Carlo Morelli and Gerry Mooney
  3. Towards climate justice Mary Church, Niamh McNulty and Eurig Scandrett
  4. Neo-liberalism and Scotland George Kerevan
  5. Economic democracy and public participation Andrew Cumbers and Robert McMaster
  6. Re-thinking public ownership for an independent Scotland Alex de Ruyter and Geoff Whittam
  7. Can democracy go hand-in-hand with efficiency? David Erdal and John Bratton
  8. Towards an effective right to housing in Scotland Regina Serpa and Emma Saunders
  9. Creating a healthier Scotland Iain Ferguson and Gerry McCartney
  10. Improving learning: Education after the pandemic Brian Boyd, Larry Flanagan, Henry Maitles and Mary Senior
  11. Income, wealth and inequality in Scotland Mike Danson and Francis Stuart
  12. Fiscal Policy in Scotland: under devolution and under independence Jim Cuthbert
  13. Governing Scotland Robin McAlpine, James Henderson and Claire Bynner
  14. Decent work in Scotland – A charter for change Jane Carolan, Ruth Dukes and Eleanor Kirk
  15. Alienation and exclusion to empowerment and inclusion? Human rights in Scotland Carole Ewart, Janis McDonald and Sean Whittaker
  16. Toward Gender Justice: Enhancing participation, reimagining economics and ending gender-based violence Kirsty Alexander and Jenny Morrison
  17. Race and migration in Scotland Gareth Mulvey, Talat Ahmed and Colin Clark
  18. Land ownership and community development Mike Danson and Craig Dalzell
  19. Confounding the capitalist car-centric culture Caitlin Doyle Cottrill, Ellie Harrison and David Spaven
  20. Leisure and culture Kathryn A. Burnett and Douglas Chalmers
  21. Radical Scotland Rory Scothorne and Ewan Gibbs
  22. Social democracy and labourism Alex Law and Kenny MacAskill
  23. ‘The People’s Parliament’, political classes and ‘the missing Scotland’ Gerry Hassan and Hannah Graham
  24. Community campaigns – the power to change Willie Sullivan, Lynn Henderson, Linda Somerville and Ruth Lightbody
  25. Constitutional conundrums: Is there still a third way? Michael Keating

Afterword: From national to local Dave Watson